Job description

Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35860
Job Description

This position will work as part of a team and conduct studies concerning SARS-COV-2 RNA in wastewater. The position is expected to last for 2 years. The applicant must have extensive training with molecular biology techniques. Experience with mammalian tissue culture cells and/or bioinformatics is desired.


Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, or related field by the time of appointment.

Application Materials

Application, CV, List of References

Other Information

Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00, is the typical work day however as an academic position the hours worked will need to be flexible around the research



Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Job No:
Posted: 3/10/2021
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time